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Nigerian Windows games developer hunts for new talents

The award-winning Nigerian mobile games company, Gamsole, has announced the launch of a new competition offering US$4,000 in prizes and career opportunities for five talented illustrators. Founded by Abiola Olaniran rated as Nigeria’s highest-paid Windows game developer, Gamsole creates games for the Windows phone platform, taking advantage of its fast growth and unsaturated gaming market. […]

New tech startup refocuses job creation in Lagos

A new tech startup company using technology to address youth unemployment will be soon be launched in Lagos. The new company founded by Gbenga Sosan and named GFR Solutions, focuses on using technology innovations to create ground-breaking projects to “birth a better Nigeria.” The company, according to Sosan, is established to combat unemployment and empower […]

HaltEbola wins AMPION Venture Bus West Africa

HaltEbola, a new startup company using mobile apps to share information about the Ebola virus has won the AMPION Venture Bus West Africa. HaltEbola is a mobile application using voice messages to connect people in rural areas to share information on Ebola in their local languages. AMPION says that following the Ebola outbreak, the company […]

Facebook Messenger now has half a billion users

According to my phone updates, more than 500 million people across the globe has have downloaded the Facebook Messenger app from the social networking giant, Facebook. The update, meant to nudge me to update my Facebook messenger app, this morning, showed that there had been 500 million downloads and about 12 million ratings for the […]